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, if there is anything resembling a default on u.s. debt, it is a disaster worldwide. i thought we had learned something from that a year ago. apparently, we have not. the worst thing that happens is a u.s. default on its debt. it would be catastrophic. for no reason, idiotic. it is crazy. >> what is the result? >> every bank in the united states, every major bank, is bankrupt. suddenly, your capital is gone. a lot of capital is tied up in government securities. >> what happens if i go to the bank and what my money? >> it might or may not still be there. it is not like the banks would close. they would not be able to lend. it was like four years ago where you were facing massive bank failures. you still get your money but you would not get a loan. your company might not be able to pay you. the soundest companies in the world could not borrow money. >> there is not enough money. >> of course not. we are talking trillions of dollars. i am not saying a united states the fault is tomorrow. bank of america would end and j.p. morgan would close their doors and got out of business. but it is a serious hit into
there is a problem. there are larger numbers of people who have deep concerns about the united states with whom the u.s. needs to figure out the proper way to engage. it is a religion that many people have practiced in many different ways and, in that way, it is almost like any other religion. >> this is a question i can get in trouble with. why do they believe in mohammed? where does that come from? >> why do christians believe in jesus? >> same question. what you saw, up close. >> that is a tough question. there are people who fall away from that belief. i remember a man i spoke with in pakistan walking together away from other people. he said, i am an atheist. i cannot tell people that, here. there is a cultural pressure to have a certain kind of belief, a certain set of beliefs. people come to that faith in many different ways. some people grow up in it, some people know the history, some people become very absorber in specific rules they have to follow. >> if somebody in your home town said, you have to be a muslim -- >> i will not do that. [laughter] >> if you did, how would their life change? sh
reporters and other u.s. reactions at c-span's 20ing debate hub. go to >> this week on "q&a," 12-time emmy award-winning morley safer discusses his long career with cbs news and his 40 years as a correspondent on "60 minutes." >> morley safer -- how have you changed your approach to information over the last 42 years of "60 minutes?" >> no dramatic difference in terms of reporting the news or doing interviews for the news or, really, even between doing what is construed as hard news versus feature stuff. the same rules apply. you try to get to the core, the core of the individual. i think really that is why we have an audience for the last 45 years on "60 minutes." i think it is precisely why people watch the broadcast. we have no or few access -- i do not think we do any at all. i think we are fair. it is the fairness that is the attraction, unlike some much of what you see on cable, where fairness is the last thing people are being offered. to a certain audience, the last thing they want. >> we have a video from your office -- we took a camera there. i want you to
. tomorrow, we will show you two live u.s. senate debates. the first is from ohio. that is live at 12:30 p.m. eastern. later, from indianapolis, the indiana state treasurer faces off against the congressman. that is also live at 7:00 p.m. eastern. the british house of commons -- we will look at the conservative party conference from england. michael bloomberg praised the efforts of british prime minister david cameron and his government. he talked about the success of the london olympics and a coalition government's deficit reduction plan. reduction plan. this is about
debate. today, we are going to show you two live u.s. senate debates. first, in ohio. that is live at 12:30 p.m., eastern. later, the indiana state treasurer faces off against congressman joe donnelly. that is live at 7:00 p.m. eastern. today, on "washington journal" we will discuss the presidential campaign with former florida republican party chairman. then we look at politics and policy in the presidential campaign. our guest is bob deans with
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